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Heart Transplant Consultant

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center - Riyadh King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center - Riyadh
Riyadh , Saudi Arabia

Summary

Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of medical diseases and conditions, as well as the provision of medical care in the field of Adult Cardiology, in accordance with current medical staff, bylaws, rules and regulations and the hospital’s policies and procedures. Experience in the area of Heart Failure Transplants.

Education / Qualification Required:

  1. Basic medical degree from recognized institution
  2. Post-qualification certification
    • Qualification Source from: North America, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand.  
      • USA: The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
      • Canada: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Certificate (RCPS-C)
      • UK and Ireland: GMC/CCST Specialist Register
      • Australia and New Zealand: Fellowship from the Royal College (FRACP)
      • Western Europe: Equivalent certification to the above

Experience Post-Qualifications:

  • Minimum Three (3) years after board / equivalence certification in USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, Australia, New Zealand and France (DES).
  • Minimum Five (5) years after board / equivalence certification in Spain, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Austria, Netherlands, Greece and France (DIS).

License:

Current and in a Good Standing Medical License to practice in country of residence. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Provides high quality patient care and management in field of Adult Cardiology in accordance with standards of medical care laid down by KFSH&RC
  • Provides Adult Cardiology care to patients with medical and surgical conditions
  • Assumes responsibility for patients under his care.
  • Liaises with various support service departments and medical specialization to provide appropriate and timely medical care, in accordance with the standards laid down by KFSH&RC
  • Complies with all hospital standards and policies pertaining to acceptance, eligibility, admission processes, consultation, daily patient care, operating room, outpatient practice, and patient discharge
  • Admits patients, initiates investigations and ensures findings are recorded. Assesses patients’ diseases or conditions to determine appropriate therapeutic modalities/procedures
  • Conducts ward rounds as per policy and reassesses inpatient under care. Documents findings in medical records
  • Ensures appropriate patient preparation for procedures/surgery and performs procedures/surgery as indicated in the signed clinical privilege form
  • Follows up on investigation results for inpatients and outpatients and modifies treatment accordingly
  • Attends specialty clinics, outpatient clinics, day surgical units, day medical units, special procedures treatment areas and shares on-call schedule as per requirements.
  • Performs any other clinical responsibilities, as assigned

Academic Responsibilities

  • Directs and advises junior staff in patient management, especially in the field of Cardiology
  • Guides and actively participates in the training and teaching of Residents, Fellows, Assistant Consultants and junior staff
  • Keeps abreast with all the latest techniques and developments, especially in field of Cardiology, following and implementing them on a selective basis to improve technical standards
  • Actively participates in the educational activities and training programs of the institute
  • Participates in national and international medical conferences

Research Responsibilities

  • Participates in clinical, basic and translational research projects and publishes papers in accordance with Research Advisory Council Policy in order to advance knowledge, improve the quality of post graduate education and contribute to the national and international recognition of KFSH&RC

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Head of Section or Director of the Institute 
  • Participates in all mandatory institute activities and serves on institute and hospital committees, as required
  • Assists the institute in the development and implementation of techniques and practices that help maximize the utilization of all resources within the institute and across the hospital
  • Abides by current hospital and medical staff bylaws, all relevant rules, regulations and policies and keeps updated of any changes that might occur

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